Selma is a playwright, director and artistic director of international touring company Greyscale. In 2018 she was dramaturg on the new production of Sting’s musical THE LAST SHIP which opened at Northern Stage to great acclaim. As a librettist she developed a contemporary chamber opera for Aldeburgh 2018 with composer Emily Howard and is adapting a new version of BERENICE for the Royal Opera House, directed by Adele Thomas. As a writer, she has been commissioned by companies including 7:84, The Traverse, Bath Theatre Royal, Northern Stage, Dundee Rep and Oran Mor. She specialises in radical adaptations of classic texts, having adapted both HEDDA GABLER and DR FRANKENSTEIN, the latter of which enjoyed a successful UK tour and is now being adapted into a film. Selma is represented as a directed by Amanda Howard Associates.
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